Daily Presidential Tracking Poll – Fifty-three percent(53%) disapprove. – Rasmussen Reports™

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Daily Presidential Tracking Poll
Wednesday, November 11, 2009 
The Rasmussen Reports daily Presidential Tracking Poll for Wednesday shows that 30% of the nation’s voters Strongly Approve of the way that Barack Obama is performing his role as President. Forty percent (40%) Strongly Disapprove giving Obama a Presidential Approval Index rating of -10 (see trends). Republicans have opened [...]

Prof busted in Columbia gal ‘punch’

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Prof busted in Columbia gal ‘punch’
By PERRY CHIARAMONTE, BETH STEBNER and JEREMY OLSHAN
Last Updated: 1:17 PM, November 10, 2009
Posted: 2:57 AM, November 10, 2009
A prominent Columbia architecture professor punched a female university employee in the face at a Harlem bar during a heated argument about race relations, cops said yesterday.
Police busted Lionel McIntyre, 59, for [...]

Ft. Hood Suspect Had ‘Unexplained Connections – FOXNews

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Wednesday, November 11, 2009
Ft. Hood Suspect Had ‘Unexplained Connections
Army psychiatrist Major Nidal Hasan is suspected of a deadly rampage at the Fort Hood base in Texas.
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So How Could It All Get Worse?

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The Rosett Report
November 10th, 2009 3:22 pm
So How Could It All Get Worse?
The Fort Hood shooting, the goverment and mass media denial that this was jihadi terrorism, while President Obama urges us not to rush to judgment, dithers over Afghanistan, declines to attend the 20th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall, panders to [...]

Blame game erupts over probe of Fort Hood suspect -AP

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Nov 11, 1:19 AM EST

By DEVLIN BARRETT – AP
WASHINGTON (AP) — Finger-pointing erupted between federal agencies Tuesday over Fort Hood shooting suspect Nidal Hasan. Government officials said a Defense Department terrorism investigator looked into Hasan’s contacts with a radical imam months ago, but a military official denied prior knowledge of the Army psychiatrist’s contacts with [...]

Pelosi’s Health Care Means Rationing Politics – WSJ.com

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REVIEW & OUTLOOK NOVEMBER 10, 2009
The Lords of Entitlement
Speaker Nancy Pelosi defied policy logic and public opinion late Saturday night, ramming through the House a nearly 2,000-page health-care leviathan that counts as the biggest expansion of the federal government since the New Deal. As President Obama likes to say, this was a “teachable moment” about [...]

SCOTT WHEELER: A Tale of Two Shootings

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A Tale of Two Shootings
Scott Wheeler
Monday, November 09, 2009
Obama’s remarks upon hearing that abortionist George Tiller was shot— “I am shocked and outraged” contrasted with his statement on the news that 12 unarmed soldiers were gunned down at Ft. Hood Army Post: “I would caution against jumping to conclusions” about the motives of the gunman.
Obama’s [...]

10 Senate seats most likely to flip – POLITICO

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 11/10/09 6:53 AM EST
10 Senate seats most likely to flip
By ALEX ISENSTADT 
After struggling for two consecutive cycles on the Senate battlefield, Republicans seem poised to make a comeback in 2010. With 37 seats up for grabs — and Democrats defending 19 of them — the GOP is flexing its muscles in Democratic-leaning states like Delaware, [...]

Not enough about him? Barack Obama skips Berlin Wall ceremonies – Telegraph

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November 9th, 2009
Not enough about him? Barack Obama skips Berlin Wall ceremonies
Toby Harnden
There was one world leader absent for today’s commemorations marking the 20th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall. Surprisingly enough, it’s President Barack Obama, who found time last year to give a campaign speech there last year, which Der Spiegel summed [...]

Netanyahu Offers No Advance in Peace Talks – WSJ.com

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MIDDLE EAST NEWS NOVEMBER 10, 2009
Netanyahu Offers No Advance in Peace Talks
Israeli Leader Promises Concessions but Resists White House Pressure to Detail Any in Speech; Palestinians Are Unimpressed
By JAY SOLOMON
WASHINGTON — Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Monday called for an “immediate” resumption of Middle East peace talks, but Palestinian and Arab leaders responded coolly [...]